The National Weather Service in La Crosse is expecting this afternoon to be full of dangerous weather conditions for much of SE Minnesota. The risk for Tornadoes, Damaging Winds, Large Hail and More Heavy Rain will make this afternoon thru this evening very challenging. Here is a special weather update from the NWS in La Crosse concerning the potential for hazardous weather conditions this afternoon.
Typically we would not see such severe weather with the cooler temperatures outside. In this Facebook post the NWS explains how today's conditions are possible.